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Nursery Practitioner Apprentice PEPPERBERRY DAY NURSERIES LTD

This is a fantastic opportunity for an apprentice to show their passion of working with children in a very popular nursery that would include. Care for and supervise a Key Group of children in a Varity of roles. Assisting with safe, creative, appropriate play opportunities. Preparing activities within a stimulating environment.

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Closing date: 27 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Between the hours of 7.30am - 6.30pm Monday - Friday. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Sep 2021

  • Date posted

    23 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001725782

  • Positions

    3 available

Duties to include:

  • Assisting with the full care of children i.e. ensuring that their physical needs (food and personal hygiene) are met
  • Assisting with safe, creative, appropriate play opportunities, preparing activities within a stimulating environment
  • To be aware of responsibilities in respect of promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children, and work alongside others to ensure that this is achieved
  • Assisting with the provision of healthy nutritional snacks and meals
  • Assisting the Room Supervisor with daily record keeping
  • Observation and assessment of key children, once delegated
  • Administering First Aid, as appropriate
  • Undertake training as appropriate
  • Carry out responsibilities and activities within an equal opportunities framework
  • Work within the settings Policies and Procedures
  • To be coherent with the EYFS and work with Supervisors, Management and others to ensure they are fully adhered to
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably expected of the post holder

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Willingness to undertake an NVQ Level  3
  • Experience of working with children 0-5 years, or genuine desire to learn to
  • An understanding of good quality childcare and willingness to continuously improve standards
  • Desirable but not essential: Current First Aid Certificate / Basic Food Hygiene Certificate

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic
  • Responsible
  • Organised
  • Patient
  • Eagerness to learn and progress
  • Ability to use judgement and common sense
  • Ability to work as a team
  • A commitment to equal opportunities
  • Ability to assist and facilitate safe, creative play
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Ability to meet children’s individual needs

Desired qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and maths at a pass grade.

Future prospects

Hopefully leading to full time job for the right candidate.

Things to consider

  • Always ensure children’s safety
  • AT all timed provide a warm and caring environment for children and take an interest in the children and their families, always treat them as individuals and with respect

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

A children's nursery that will make a positive difference to your child´s future development. Based in the centre of Wilmslow, we care for new babies and children up to the age of 5 and have limited spaces available. We pride ourselves on being able to make a positive influence on your child’s future educational, physical and social development.

Employer

PEPPERBERRY DAY NURSERIES LTD

Address

Cygnet Court

Hawthorn Street

Wilmslow

SK9 5EL

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Training

Training provider

BCTG LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The Apprenticeship Works

Contact

Alison Askew

  • Level 3 - Early Years Educator
  • Functional Skills if required 

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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